Unplayable Field Conditions Give the Cubs a Rain-Shortened Win – Cubs 2, Giants 0

Game One Hundred Twenty-Five: Cubs 2, Giants 0 – 5 innings WP – Tsuyoshi Wada (3-1) LP – Ryan Vogelsong (7-9) Save – None Anthony Rizzo hit a majestic two-run home run in the first inning, Tsuyoshi Wada pitched a complete game shutout and the Cubs picked up a victory in what turned out to […]

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Gammons Does Not See the Cubs and Mets Making a Deal

Take Peter Gammons off the list of national baseball writers that feels the Cubs and Mets would make perfect trade partners this off-season. The Cubs are scouting the Mets system and might be interested in acquiring one of New York’s young pitchers, like Noah Syndergaard. And from all of the reports from the New York […]

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The Daily CCO: Bryant Back on the Field, Hendricks Posts Another Quality Start and Other Cubs News

According to reports from the Des Moines Register, Kris Bryant expects to be back in the lineup for Tuesday’s game against Salt Lake. Bryant did some running and participated in batting practice before Monday’s game a day after an MRI on his left foot revealed a bruise. Marty Pevey told the Des Moines Register that Bryant […]

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Rizzo, Baez Blasts Lift Hendricks and Cubs Past the Mets – Cubs 4, Mets 1

Game One Hundred Twenty-Four: Cubs 4, Mets 1 WP – Kyle Hendricks (5-1) LP – Buddy Carlyle (1-1) Save – Hector Rondon (18) Kyle Hendricks made one mistake over seven excellent innings, Anthony Rizzo hit a go ahead homer in the eighth and Javier Baez added a two-run blast in the ninth as the Cubs […]

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New York Media Thinks the Mets Should Land One of the Cubs Shortstops

Even before the trade between the Cubs and A’s was officially announced that added Addison Russell to the organization, the New York and national media started reporting that a deal between the Cubs and Mets would make sense. With the Cubs having too many shortstops and not enough pitching and the Mets needing a shortstop […]

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Jake Arrieta and Starlin Castro Curved Out a Win over the Mets – Cubs 2, Mets 1

Game One Hundred Twenty-Three: Cubs 2, Mets 1 WP – Pedro Strop (2-4, BS 3) LP – Jenrry Mejia (5-6) Save – Hector Rondon (17) Jake Arrieta pitched seven shutout innings with nine strikeouts and Starlin Castro led off the ninth with a solo home run that ended up being the difference in the game […]

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A Sloppy Night for the Cubs in the Big Apple – Mets 7, Cubs 3

Game One Hundred Twenty-Two: Cubs 3, Mets 7 WP – Jon Niese (7-8) LP – Dan Straily (1-3) Save – None The Cubs had a bad night Saturday at Citi Field and dropped the second game of the series to the Mets. Dan Straily struggled in two of the six innings he pitched in, the […]

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The Daily CCO: Starlin Castro is the Cubs Shortstop and Other News and Notes

Starlin Castro was front and center prior to the opener against the Mets at Citi Field and was asked about the trade rumors to the Mets that popped up after the Cubs acquired Addison Russell from Oakland. According to multiple reports, Castro was unaware of the rumors, but the New York media is convinced the […]

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In a Strikeout State of Mind – Mets 3, Cubs 2

Game One Hundred Twenty-One: Cubs 2, Mets 3 WP – Zack Wheeler (8-8) LP – Travis Wood (7-10) Save – Jenrry Mejia (18) A day after striking out 16 times, the Cubs struck out 14 times Friday night at Citi Field and dropped the opener of the four-game series in New York. The offense is […]

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Edwin Jackson and the Cubs Mis-Fiers against the Brewers – Brewers 6, Cubs 2

Game One Hundred Twenty: Cubs 2, Brewers 6 WP – Mike Fiers (2-1) LP – Edwin Jackson (6-13) Save – None The homestand ended the way it began for the Cubs, with a lot of swinging and missing. The Cubs could not put the ball in play while a Brewers lineup without Aramis Ramirez and […]

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